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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Modification

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was modified in 1994. Explain how the changes in the FLSA were enacted and discuss the opinions and concerns that different associations, special interest groups, and political groups had at the time. Explain the rationale for these opinions and concerns. Use the Internet and other sources to research this issue before you draft your response.

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The Fair Labor Standards Act was modified in 1994 by the Congress and that led to the increase in the minimum wage increase to $5.15 by 1997. This action came into force in its entirety in 1996. President Clinton wanted the minimum wages to be increased further but his proposals were voted against by the Congress.

The next modification was a sub minimum wage of $4.25 for employees under 20 years of age ...

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This solution discusses the modification of FLSA in 1994. It explains how these changes were enacted and it addresses the concerns of other stakeholders in 277 words.